Author: Samantha Coffin

#GetAxecited: A Spring Axe Throwing Tournament with Axeville 

Are you ready to climb out of your winter slumber? Get your partner and let’s get our bodies moving with this amazing 4-month long axe throwing tournament! How it Works Asheville Date Night Guide is teaming up with Axeville to…

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10 Ways to Have Kid Centric Date in Asheville

If you are anything like me, no matter how old you get, you still feel like a kid inside. Now, how can we let that kid spirit free? With kid-centric dates of course! Whether you are ready to take your…

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Date Like a Local: IGTV Series of Locals’ Favorite Dates

Have you ever wondered where the locals go? Of course, you have! That is likely how you found your way to us!  We are so excited to bring you something new in 2020! Every month, we will be interviewing Asheville…

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Home

Sometimes going out on Valentine’s Day is an invitation for a bit of chaos, traffic and a long wait if someone forgot to make a reservation. Are you struggling to find a sitter or perhaps trying to stick to that…

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Stick With Your 2020 Resolutions in Asheville

Every January we revisit our resolutions of the year passed. Sometimes we knock it out of the park and other times, we don’t quite meet our goals. Shockingly, or maybe not shockingly across the population, we have four resolutions that…

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10 New Year Resolutions to Set With Your Significant Other

It is the start of a new decade! Can you believe it? This year, instead of setting a solo resolution, get together with your significant other (S.O.) to set some fun relationship strengthening goals together! Trust us, it will be…

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May Your Date Night Be Magical and Bright

One of Asheville’s brightest holiday traditions is the Winter Lights at the North Carolina Arboretum. Whether you are looking to impress a first date, make new memories with your loved one or start a new tradition with your family, Winter…

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Date Yourself: 5 Tips For Self Care This Holiday Season

We’ve heard it before but rarely listen. “Before you assist others, always put your oxygen mask on first.” “Before you help others, you must first help yourself.” This holiday season, let us help you prepare for the dinner planning, holiday…

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Nashville From the Asheville Perspective: 48 Hours in Music City

Hop in your car and head west. In just over four hours, you’ll find yourself in Nashville, Tennessee home of country music and bachelorette parties. We went out recently and explored this city for you. We’ve gathered a list of…

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Happy Hour Test Drive: Plēb Urban Winery

What would it mean to you to drink clean wine from locally sourced grapes that are crafted in mindful and creative ways that best represent both the grapes and the farms in which they grew? What would it be like…

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Sip and Socialize at High Climate Tea

Hunter Strickland opened the doors of High Climate Tea Company last month and we couldn’t be more excited! Formerly an English teacher, Hunter’s life was changed forever when he started training under Uncle Gee and Ming Duong at Vital Tea…

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Explore the World South of Asheville

Downtown, West, South Slope. There are so many incredible restaurants, businesses, must-see and must do things in Asheville. Yet, what is beyond the city limits? You guessed it, more amazing and awesome restaurants, businesses, must see and must do things!…

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Cheap and Salty: A Myrtle Beach Escape for Asheville Locals

We are always sharing our favorite places to eat, drink and play around Asheville, but what about when locals need to escape their daily stomping ground? This summer, when it was time to escape from the tourists and mountains, a…

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Earn Your Wings on Asheville’s Downtown Electric Bike Tour

Whether you are visiting Asheville for the first time or a seasoned local, seeing the city through an electric bike is like no other tour. You’ll get up close and personal with multiple noteworthy points of interest while enjoying a…

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Best Bets! Top Event Picks for July 17 – 23

Asheville has a magnitude of attractive qualities, one of our favorites being the endless list of awesome activities there are to partake in! Each week brings signature dinner events, outdoor movie screenings, unique art exhibits, festivals, concerts, dinner pairings and…

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Win Tickets to Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Who knew that the ‘Land of Oz’ was located right here in the Appalachian Mountains? This colorful theme park situated on top of a mountain has been creating magical family date nights for years. What better way to celebrate the…

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Low-Waste Restaurant with Modern Bohemian Flair: The Greenhouse

Noble Cider has open the doors to their new restaurant, The Greenhouse! This sustainable slow-food eatery is making it known that they are working hard to minimize waste, source local foods and stay close to what they are known for,…

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Happy Hour Test Drive: The Golden Pineapple

If you haven’t yet seen the Golden Pineapple glass, you are not following enough local Ashevillians. This signature cocktail glass is the center of an incredible new bar in West Asheville. This new bartender-owned and operated establishment is channeling all…

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Sign Up, Show Up, Sip Up at Wine and Design Asheville

SPONSORED by Wine & Design Asheville Written by Samantha Coffin and Jenn Gordon What could possibly be better than this slogan; Sign Up, Show Up, Sip Up, Paint! At Wine and Design in South Asheville, you will find easy parking,…

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Small Plates, Perfect for Double Dates: New Menu at Gan Shan Station

Are you looking for the perfect place for a double date? We’ve found it for you at Gan Shan Station! With their new dinner menu, from the small plates and flavor diversity, there is something for everyone and plenty to…

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